2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Conference Report)

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Increase funding for Vocational Education Program

Item 144 #2c

Item 144 #2c

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2005 $0 FY2006 $800,000 GF

Page 126, line 26, strike "$501,412,921" and insert "$502,212,921".
Page 128, line 21, strike "$700,000" and insert "$1,500,000".
Page 128, line 23, strike the second "$1,000" and insert "$2,000".

(This amendment provides an additional $800,000 in general funds in the second year for a revised total of $1.5 million for vocational-technical equipment. The distribution to school divisions shall be based on each division receiving a base allocation of $2,000 with the remainder of the funding distributed on the basis of student enrollment in secondary vocational-technical courses. Existing language specifies state funds received for secondary vocational-technical equipment must be used to supplement, not supplant, any funds currently provided for secondary vocational-technical equipment within the locality.)